By Claire Korzen This September, Greensboro-born short story author William Sydney Porter, better known by his pen name O. Henry, would have turned 150. Porter wrote hundreds of short stories, two of the most famous being “The Gift of the Magi” and “The Ransom of Red Chief.” His stories became renowned for their empathetic portrayals […]
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Listen today, Friday, October 12, at 12:00 pm to WUNC 91.5 “The State of Things” with Frank Stasio to hear a feature on the upcoming North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductions and an interview with 2012 inductee Kathryn Stripling Byer. Bestselling poet and memoirist Maya Angelou, former state Poet Laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer, and […]
You can now follow the Network on Twitter: @WritingestState Watch this weekend for live updates from the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductions at the Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities in Southern Pines—#nclhof!
Tune in to UNC-TV tonight, Tuesday, October 9, at 7:30 pm! The weekly program “North Carolina Now” will feature the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame and, although we haven’t seen the final cut, we’re pretty sure NCWN Executive Director Ed Southern will be on to talk about it. This feature coincides nicely with the […]
A large and appreciative audience came to Southern Pines yesterday for the 2010 induction ceremony of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame. Pam Kelley at the Charlotte Observer wrote a nice feature on one of our inductees, The Mind of the South author W. J. Cash, in which she talked to former Observer editor […]
Acclaimed novelist and memoirist Judy Goldman – leader of the creative nonfiction Master Class at the 2010 Fall Conference – has started a blog called Keep Writing, where she shares advice, anecdotes, and experiences from her writing life. Check it out, but don’t think that the good lessons found on her blog mean you can […]
For those of you who couldn’t make it to the NC Literary Hall of Fame induction ceremony last month, the 2008 inductees will be featured on UNC-TV‘s North Carolina Now, starting tonight. The schedule is as follows: Friday, 11/21: William Powell Monday, 11/24: Lee Smith Tuesday, 11/25: Jim Applewhite North Carolina Now airs on […]